Chief Financial Officer
Mrs. Graham joined Patten & Patten as the Controller in September 2011 and became CFO in November 2014. Before joining Patten and Patten, Stephanie spent 14 years with Ernst & Young, one of the Big 4 accounting firms, and 4 years with Henderson, Hutcherson & McCullough, a local accounting firm. While with Ernst & Young, Stephanie served Fortune 100 companies as well as large private companies, and managed the implementation of audit standards, debt and equity filings, due diligence procedures related to acquisitions and divestitures, and a variety of other projects. At Henderson, Hutcherson and McCullough, Stephanie worked extensively with non-profit and governmental organizations in a variety of capacities including audits, agreed upon procedures, and fraud investigations.
Stephanie is very involved in the community and serves on the board of several organizations including the Chattanooga chapters of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance. Stephanie also served on the Finance Committee for the Ronald McDonald House of Chattanooga. Additionally, Stephanie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga